JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Community Development and Engagement (CDE) at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis seeks to hire a labor economist with a strong interest in conducting policy-relevant research. The applied research team at CDE consists of economists and data scientists who work collaboratively on analysis that benefits low- and moderate-income communities. CDE aims to be a leading participant in research and policy discussions related to labor market institutions like unemployment insurance, workforce programs, occupational licensing, and restrictive covenants in the labor market.
The Economist will help guide and implement the labor markets research agenda. They will produce research products that include academic journal articles, articles on the Bank website written for multiple audiences, and internal documents to inform Bank leadership. The Economist will actively engage with the academic literature and policy discussions related to selected labor market institutions. The Economist will help develop partnerships with researchers and policymakers to expand CDE’s capability to provide useful research insights.
A Ph.D. in economics or public policy is strongly preferred. Strong quantitative research skills, professionalism, and communication skills are required, as is prior research on labor-related topics.
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